Lady Jane Grey
The original text
Based on the historical events surrounding Lady Jane Grey, the martyred "Nine Days' Queen" of England.
First performed at the Drury Lane theatre, London in 1715, and the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in 1776.
First published in London by Bernard Lintott in 1715.
Another version was published in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme in 1807 under the title The Tragedy of Lady Jane Grey, based on the prompt book for the performance at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden; with remarks by Mrs. Inchbald.
A third version, as corrected by Charles Dibdin, was published in 1815 by Sherwood Neely and Jones, London.
Translations and adaptations
The story has been reworked in numerous other ways over the years - see for example Cultural depictions of Lady Jane Grey in Wikipedia - but Rowe's particular version does not feature anywhere except on stage depictions on stage over the course of the 19th century.
Performance history in South Africa
The South African linked actor/manager Frederick Mouillot appeared in a performance of the original play at the New Royal Theatre in Bristol (circa 1883).
Facsimile version of the 1807 published text, Google E-Book
Facsimile version of the 1815 published text, Google E-Book
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